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Councillor Mrs Lyn Walters

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Councillor  Mrs Lyn Walters
Elected:
09 May 2019
First Elected
05 May 2011
Party:
Conservative
Ward:
Bocking Blackwater
Address:
C/o Braintree District Council
Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB
Telephone No:
01376 551671
Mobile Telephone No:
07947 775107
Biography:
Job Title:
Councillor
Department:

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015 Re-elected
Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013 Wed 6 May 2015
ConservativeThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
ConservativeThu 9 May 2019

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
Braintree SouthThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Bocking BlackwaterThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Bocking BlackwaterThu 9 May 2019

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
There are no register of interest records for this member.

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
DateTitleNotes
Tue, 4 Jun 2019Introduction to The Local Plan and Economic Development 
Thu, 30 May 2019Introduction to Environmental Services and Enforcement, and Housing and Community Services 
Tue, 14 May 2019Introduction to Council Services 
Thu, 9 May 2019Member Induction Day - Overview of the Council including Role of Councillor and Code of Conduct 
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Wed, 9 Jan 2019Lone Worker and Staying Safe 
Thu, 22 Nov 2018Governance Committee Training 
Thu, 8 Nov 2018Managing Challenging Behaviour 
Tue, 18 Sep 2018Partnership and Collaborative WorkingThis 2 hour session looks at partnership and collaboration examples within local government and looks at the role that elected members can play to enable and instigate the process. It also looks at the required key skills and some of the competencies that assist partnership building.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018Member Development - Planning EnforcmentSession outline: Guide to Planning Enforcement including: Outline of powers and enforcement tools, breaches of planning controls, permitted development, allegations which are not planning breaches, outline of powers for untidy land, unlawful adverts, protected trees and listed buildings.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018Knowing me, knowing you - Influential Impact 
Thu, 14 Jun 2018Influential Skills 
Thu, 24 May 2018Member Development - Health and wellbeingSession Outline: Be Well Strategy, Disabled Facilities Grants, Home First initiative, mental health provision
Mon, 16 Apr 2018Member Development - Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner/Community Safety HubsSession Outline: • To provide an overview of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire and CrimeCommissioner. • To provide an overview of the Braintree DistrictCommunity Safety Partnership Strategic Assessment 2017/18. • To provide an overview of the Braintree Community Safety Hub Session Outcomes: • Have an improved awareness of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire and CrimeCommissioner. • Understand the benefits & importance of partnership working within the Community Safety Hubs.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018Report Writing 
Thu, 22 Feb 2018Advance Communication 
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Wed, 16 Nov 2016Dangerous Wild Animals Act - Training 
Wed, 9 Nov 2016Managing Conflict 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development 
Wed, 12 Oct 2016Being Effective In Meetings 
Tue, 20 Sep 2016Sensory Awareness 
Thu, 8 Sep 2016Member Development 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016Member Development 
Thu, 14 Jul 2016Public Speaking/Presentation Skills  
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development 
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development 
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development 
Tue, 22 Mar 2016Engaging Young People 
Thu, 18 Feb 2016Ward Leadership 
Tue, 12 Jan 2016Community Champions 
Wed, 16 Dec 2015Speed Reading 
Mon, 16 Nov 2015Effective Decision Making 
Mon, 10 Aug 2015Working with the media 
Thu, 16 Jul 2015Managing Difficult Situations 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Public Health Development Training 
Thu, 21 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
DateFromDescriptionValue
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Councillors’ Community Grant

This Grant Scheme operates from 1st September 2016 and provides all 49 Ward Councillors with funds to support Organisations and Groups to develop and deliver community projects and initiatives that benefit local residents.

Councillors are obliged to consider the Member Code of Conduct when making grant decisions.  To aid transparency the details of each grant are published below. 

Grants made by Councillor Mrs Lyn Walters:

2017/18

Organisation: Tabor Center
Project: New Range for Kitchen 
Overall cost of project: £1,290.60
Grant awarded: £645.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Stephen Canning
Date: 17th February 2017

2018/19

Organisation: Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre 
Project: Community Fun Day
Overall cost of project: £3000
Grant awarded: £100
Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillor Mrs M Cunningham, Councillor G Butland, Councillor J Cunningham, Councillor T Cunnigham, Councillor F Ricci, Councillor J McKee)
Date: 24th May 2018

Organisation:Carers First
Project:Carers Celebration Event
Overall cost of project: £2400
Grant awarded: £150
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors John Baugh, Bill Rose, John McKee, Mrs Sue Wilson, Mrs Gabrielle Spray, Malcolm Dunn, Stephen Kirby and Stephen Canning
Date: 18th September 2018

Organisation: Tabor Centre
Project:Medicine Cabinet
Overall cost of project:£400
Grant awarded: £150
Joint Grant:Yes - Councillors Bill Rose and Stephen Canning
Date: 25th October 2018

Organisation: The Friends of Bradford Street
Project:The Friends of Bradford Street Museum Wall
Overall cost of project: £2500 (requesting £2350)
Grant awarded: £500
Joint Grant:Yes - Councillors Mrs Wendy Schmitt, Malcolm Dunn, Miss Vanessa Santomauro
Date: 29th October 2018

Organisation: Hearing Help Essex Ltd
Project:Hearing Aid Support Service
Overall cost of project: £12,320 (requesting £2353.)
Grant awarded: £200.00
Joint Grant: Yes with Councillors Mrs Mary Cunningham, John Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Frankie Ricci, Peter Tattersley, Phil Barlow, Miss Vanessa Santomauro, Peter Schwier.
Date: 28th January 2019

Organisation: Daws Hall Trust
Charity Registration Number: 1157570
Project: Daws Hall Trust Projects 
Overall cost of Project: £28,500
Grant Awarded: £400
Joint Grant:YES (Cllrs Graham Butland, Tom Cunningham, Malcolm Dunn, Tony Everard, David Mann, Frankie Ricci and Mrs Wendy Schmitt)
Date: 25th March 2019
Financial Year: 2018/19

2019/20

Organisation: Braintree District Mencap Society
Charity Registration Number: 237956
Project: Information Resource Room
Overall cost of Project: £30,000 (Requested £980.00)
Grant Awarded: £326.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Mrs Wendy Schmitt and Trevor McArdle
Date:  22nd July 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Tabor Centre
Charity Registration Number:
1102855
Project:
Instruments for Music Class 
Overall cost of Project: 
£450.00
Grant Awarded: 
£150.00
Joint Grant:
Yes - Councillors Councillors Mrs Wendy Schmitt and Trevor McArdle
Date:
1st September 2019
Financial Year: 
2019/20

Organisation: Community Iron
Charity Registration Number: 1162930
Project: Mental Health First Aid Train the Trainer
Overall cost of Project: £2232 (Requested £2232)
Grant Awarded: £100
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Miss Vanessa Santomauro, Graham Butland, Saif Rehman, Frankie Ricci, Mrs Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Kevin Bowers, Peter Tattersley, John McKee and Andrew Hensman
Date: 7th June 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Baby Stuff
Project: New Shed, Base, Hilti Fixings 
Overall cost of Project: £1,250
Grant Awarded: £150.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Graham Butland, Frankie Ricci, Mrs Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham and Mrs Lyn Walters)
Date: 14th December 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

2020/21

Organisation: Lyons Hall Primary School
Project: GROW Sensory Garden
Overall cost of Project: £1,000
Grant Awarded: £250.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors: John Baugh, Ian Pritchard and Trevor McArdle
Date: 13th January 2021
Financial Year: 2020/21

Organisation: Braintree and Bocking Community Association
Charity No.: 301261
Project: Garden Improvement 2020
Overall cost of project: £2,800
Grant awarded: £1,685
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillors: Dean Wallace, David Hume and Mrs Sue Wilson)
Date: 1st December 2020
Financial Year: 2020/21

2021/22

Organisation: Braintree District Museum Trust
Registered Charity No.: 1110447 and 05408088
Project: Exhibition 'Space Fact & Fiction'
Overall cost of project: £7,500
Grant awarded: £700
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors John Baugh, Kevin Bowers, Graham Butland, Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Andrew Hensman, John McKee, Ian Pritchard, Wendy Schmitt, Peter Tattersley, Dean Wallace and Justin Wrench
Date: 26th May 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Tabor Centre
Charity Registration Number: 
1102858
Project: 
Purchase extra equipment for members sole use
Overall cost of Project: 
£1,005.86
Grant Awarded: 
£333.00
Joint Grant: 
Yes - Councillor Trevor McArdle and Councillor Wendy Schmitt
Date:  
12th August 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Self Employed Cleaner (LSW Cleaning Services) and Cleaning Services Sub-Contractor

Spouse: N/A

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Election expenses met by Braintree Constituency Conservative Association

Spouse: N/A

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor: None

Spouse: N/A

4. Land/Property

Councillor: 37 Braiding Crescent, Braintree, CM7 3LU

Spouse: N/A

5. Property Licences

Councillor: None

Spouse: N/A

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor: None

7. Securities

Councillor: None

Spouse: N/A

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment

LSW Cleaning Services (Self Employed Cleaner).

Cleaning Services Sub-Contractor for Bellway Homes

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council

None

Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Member of Braintree Constituency Conservative Association, St. Peters in the Field PCC and Chairman of the 999 Club (Braintree Constituency Conservative Association)

11. Gifts and Hospitality with as estimated value of at least £50

None

 

Updated: 24th June 2019

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances26 
Present as expected2077%
Absent623%
Apologies received467% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
5 Oct 2020 19:15 Council Attended
28 Oct 2020 19:15 Community Development Scrutiny Committee Absent
29 Oct 2020 19:15 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
12 Nov 2020 12:30 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
18 Nov 2020 19:15 Performance Management Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
19 Nov 2020 19:15 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
7 Dec 2020 19:15 Council Attended
20 Jan 2021 19:15 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
26 Jan 2021 12:30 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Apologies received
3 Feb 2021 19:15 Performance Management Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
10 Feb 2021 12:00 Licensing Committee Apologies received
17 Feb 2021 19:15 Community Development Scrutiny Committee Attended
22 Feb 2021 19:15 Council Attended
3 Mar 2021 19:15 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
15 Mar 2021 19:15 Council Attended
24 Mar 2021 19:15 Licensing Committee Attended
1 Apr 2021 14:00 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
7 Apr 2021 19:15 Community Development Scrutiny Committee Apologies received
19 Apr 2021 18:30 Council Attended
12 May 2021 19:15 Partnership Development Scrutiny Committee Apologies received
21 May 2021 10:00 Licensing Committee Absent
26 May 2021 19:15 Licensing Committee Attended
7 Jun 2021 19:15 Council Attended
23 Jun 2021 19:15 Community Development Scrutiny Committee Attended
21 Jul 2021 19:15 Partnership Development Scrutiny Committee Attended
22 Jul 2021 19:15 Governance and Audit Scrutiny Committee Attended
26 Jul 2021 19:15 Council Attended
28 Jul 2021 19:15 Licensing Committee Attended